Warehouse Lead Person

Position Overview:

This position’s primary role is to operate a sit-down forklift for the purposes of loading/unloading various types of freight. It also involves hand loading and stacking, inspecting the trailers before loading and while unloading, cleaning the trailers and pre-trip for all reefer units.  Responsible for loading accurately and safely, securing all shipments, counting all inbound loads and local pickups and complete tally sheets.

Job Functions:

  • Load and unload EASTBOUND/WESTBOUND/LOCAL freight movement, per instructions from the shift supervisor
  • Fix damaged freight and notify shift supervisor on damages
  • Secures freight after loading
  • Operate all loading/unloading equipment in a safe manner
  • Clean all trailers before loading and after unloading
  • Scans documents
  • Builds consolidation trailers in Archer
  • Print dispatches
  • Work with dispatch for planning of next day P&D board (equipment availability, freight loading)
  • Assist drivers when necessary  
  • Secure the warehouse and set the alarm at the end of shift (when appropriate)
  • Performs duties of yard hostler once properly trained, as required.

Safety Expectations:

  • Take a proactive approach and lead by example in our safety program
  • Know and Understand Safety and Health Program
  • Communicate all safety concerns and suggestions
  • Follow all safety procedures
  • Report any accidents or near misses to Manager/Supervisor
  • Know how to perform required tasks correctly
  • Ask for help or advice when you are unsure of how to do a job the safe way
  • Keep your work area clean and free of clutter. 
  • Always wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for your job tasks.
  • Employee shall comply with all responsibilities as outlined within the Safety Manual.

Reports Directly To:

  • Warehouse Supervisor


  • Forklift Operators I


  • Previous supervisory experience preferably in a warehouse setting
  • Dependable and flexible to shifts needed
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to lift minimum of 30 lbs
  • Ability to work in harsh weather conditions

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